Samsung might be prepping a 5.8" ClorOLED display with 16 subpixels RGB matrix, can we say Note III?

Samsung might be prepping a 5.8" ClorOLED display with 16 subpixels RGB matrix, can we say Note III?
We've been sent some info claimed to be from meetings with Samsung on its AMOLED display developments. The source says they've been told that Samsung is working on a project for a so-called ClorOLED display to be ready for mass yields in June 2013.

The specs are nothing short of stunning, if this whole tip is true, since the pixel density has allegedly been disclosed by Samsung to be 358ppi in a 5.8" unit, made with an RGB matrix, instead of the PenTile arrangement Samsung's been using for its HD Super AMOLED screens until the Note II

The claimed resolution, however, doesn't really add up to that pixel density. The source says the display is to sport the rather unconventional 1024x980 pixels, which, coupled with the reported 5.8" size, adds up to 244ppi. Here comes the kicker, though - out tipster claims that the RGB matrix of this project, codenamed ClorOLED, will be done with no less than 16 subpixels, so make of it what you will. The Super AMOLED Plus in the Galaxy S II is listed by Samsung as having 12 subpixels in ads, so we'd have a third more here.

With the Note II and its unconventional matrix arrangement Samsung showed that it is not afraid to experiment with the subpixels count, shape and position of its AMOLED displays, and produced its brightest and most discernible HD AMOLED screen so far, so an alternative arrangement is at least plausible. 

Furthermore, we heard recently that Samsung has managed to achieve 350ppi+ pixel densities with its current conventional AMOLED production technology, called Fine Metal Mask (FMM), so that might be the production process for the ClorOLED brand in the end.

This crazy amount of subpixels would mean much greater image clarity and definition, so we are all for ClorOLED, as utopian as it may sound. Mass June 2013 production sounds just about right for a Galaxy Note III release, so we will keep an eye for any rumors on that front.

Thanks for the tip!

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63 Comments

51. speckledapple

Posts: 902; Member since: Sep 29, 2011

Already the Note II looks to have a very powerful replacement in the future. Lucky for me I get to choose when I upgrade to my new device so I might just wait.

49. SamsungFan

Posts: 201; Member since: Apr 16, 2012

Samsung is the best

39. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

WTH.... the note 2 is even out yet and yall got your neck out looking for the note 3 already ....... can we say "focus"?

36. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

I dont see how this lines up with the "note 3", considering its september and the Note2 isnt even out yet. The Galaxy launches near june, the note launches in the fall. So this would line up with the SGS4 announcement. Just because they have it working up to 5.8 inches doesnt mean they will actually make it 5.8 inches. My guess the SGS4 would be no bigger than the SGS3. I think the only way the screen will get any bigger is if the bezel shrinks even further (which is very likely). The size of the phone wont exceed what the SGS3 is though.

23. fanboy1974

Posts: 1345; Member since: Nov 12, 2011

If history repeats itself expect iPhone to stay at 4 inches for 5 years. I will it my words if Apple surprises me next week with a larger phone.

22. som

Posts: 768; Member since: Nov 10, 2009

Samsung spent about $10 billions a year in new R&D and innovations for most components for mobile devices. Apple innovations are court rooms and banned Samsung products.

62. rahulzz

Posts: 9; Member since: Sep 07, 2012

Better luck next time....

18. BigBoss10

Posts: 280; Member since: Aug 31, 2012

SAMSUNG YOUR THE BEST!!! :D

17. BigBoss10

Posts: 280; Member since: Aug 31, 2012

OMG!!! PLEASE TAKE MY MONEY... SAMSUNG YOUR THE BEST!!! :D

16. bloodline

Posts: 706; Member since: Dec 01, 2011

koreans gonna act korean

15. Bluesky02

Posts: 1439; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

In other news Samsung is suing LG for stealing OLED tech

13. mercorp

Posts: 1045; Member since: Jan 28, 2012

AWESOME!!

8. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Just released the Note II, and we're already talking about the Note III... Cool

53. g2a5b0e unregistered

The Note II hasn't even been released, just unveiled.

5. CharlieAtInfinity

Posts: 253; Member since: Apr 10, 2012

Innovation at its best... :-)

4. andro.

Posts: 1999; Member since: Sep 16, 2011

There as been a lot of talk recently about innovation in some manufacturers and lack there of in certain particular ones,clearly here this is Samsung innovation at work

31. zhypher_23

Posts: 195; Member since: Jun 04, 2012

Yep, especially that AirView on G-Note II, that really shocked me because they're the first company to release something like that, this is what makes Samsung Genuine and other companies too *except Apple*

3. MeoCao unregistered

See it Apple? this what real innovation is.

2. groupsacc

Posts: 232; Member since: Feb 28, 2012

Camera > Nokia Display > Samsung Design > Sony Material > HTC Hardware Specs > LG OS > Google Dream phone. Sorry Apple. Couldn't find you a spot.

6. redmd

Posts: 1969; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

Lawsuit > Apple There, completed that for you.

20. babyk

Posts: 379; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

LOL LOL LOL

27. XiphiasGladius

Posts: 813; Member since: Aug 21, 2011

Bulls Eye! Cant stop LOL. . .

30. good2great

Posts: 1042; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

lmao!!! that was a good one @redmd +100

7. megaSUNNY

Posts: 96; Member since: Jun 26, 2012

nothing > iphone

9. jubbing

Posts: 150; Member since: Aug 20, 2008

App > Simplicity Also.. Hardware specs LG? WTFBBQ?

11. groupsacc

Posts: 232; Member since: Feb 28, 2012

LG Optimus G had me turned recently

34. AppleIsGod

Posts: 56; Member since: Aug 27, 2012

ya lg introduced the first dual core, first quad core, first 3 d and also the first phone to have capacitive touch screen.

45. jubbing

Posts: 150; Member since: Aug 20, 2008

So what? Look at LG's results, they are losing cash. Who cares if they brought something to the market first, if it's not good people would rather buy a Samsung product over LG's, as shown in market results.

41. anywherehome

Posts: 971; Member since: Dec 13, 2011

Simplicity? Just try to open an email link in chrome with your feature phone (iPhone)... you can NOT ;)

42. juanyunis

Posts: 73; Member since: Aug 31, 2012

a BIG LOL for the "feature" phone. Nice one, and you are right.

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